SSI’s Most Read News Items for 2012
As 2012 comes to a close, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION encourages readers to reflect on the many developments that have transpired in the electronic security industry during the past 12 months. To that end, the SSI staff has compiled a series of ‘Top 10’ lists based on reader popularity. Following are the 10 most viewed news items on securitysales.com in 2012:
[April 12, 2012] UTC Climate, Controls & Security has sold its U.S. fire and security operations to private equity fund Comvest Investment Partners, the company announced this week. Terms of the deal were not released.
[Jan. 4, 2012] Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced on its Web site this week it has acquired a major systems integration competitor for $20 million.
[Feb. 16, 2012] Alarm companies have earned the top spot on the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Utah’s Top 10 Industries for Customer Complaints for 2011.
[Jan. 19, 2012] Fort Lauderdale Police are crediting real-time video security monitoring for helping apprehend a man after he attempted to steal a truck from an automobile rental lot.
[July 26, 2012] In an effort to respond to the growing interest in home automation solutions, home improvement retailer Lowe’s releases Iris, a cloud-based smart home platform.
[March 21, 2012] Three weeks after announcing Richard Ginsburg joined the firm as its new CEO, Devcon Security announced this week that Steve Hafen has now been appointed to the position.
[March 13, 2012] Pinnacle Security has settled a claim with the Florida Attorney General’s Office after consumers complained that the door-to-door sales company misled them, according to The Palm Beach Post.
[July 12, 2012] With an aim to refresh the company’s brand identity, Vector Security has revamped its logo and updated its business strategy to highlight the overall customer experience.
[Jan. 26, 2012] In an effort to motivate employees, increase the overall quality of installations and improve overall job performance, Pinnacle Security developed its Dashboard and MySales Web sites.
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